Schock Seeks Interns for Washington Office

By WEEK Reporter

Schock Seeks Interns for Washington Office

October 26, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 1:29 PM CDT

WASHINGTON, DC-- College students hoping to get experience in a congressional setting can now apply for their chance.

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) announced Wednesday that his Washington office is now taking applications for Spring or Summer internships for 2012.

Interns will be tasked with providing office support for the Congressman and congressional staff. Throughout the internship, students will gain an overview of Congress and have the opportunity to learn about the legislative process as well as the many functions of a congressional office.

Schock's office says applicants should have a great work ethic, good communication and strong writing skills.

College students, from age 18 to 23 may apply.

Individuals who are accepted to participate must provide their own transportation to and from Washington, D.C. as well as housing and other accommodations for the duration of the internship.

Interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter and resume to Ben Jarrett, ben.jarrett@mail.house.gov

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